How to train your dog to run with you

The issue most people have with running is a simple one: it can get boring pretty quick. With nothing to concentrate on for what can turn out to be a lengthy period of time, many will turn to physical activities that are more engaging.

Training your dog to run with you is one way of making runs more bearable: seeing your canine friend struggle by your side while still enjoying the race is sure to provide more amusement than checking your phone mid-race.

Unfortunately, dogs can be lazy, disobedient or simply too energetic to control. Therefore, training one to run with you takes a lot more effort than putting it on a leash and hoping for the best. Special thanks to my running buddy in Florida, Steve Russell for the dog running tips. He owns Boca Raton Oriental Rug Cleaning Pros… http://www.bocaratonorientalrugcleaning.com if you need some rugs cleaned from dirty running shoes… Continue reading “How to train your dog to run with you”

How to train for a marathon

Marathons are tough – so tough that very few people ultimately complete one. Signing up for a marathon takes more desire than most have and completing it is an entirely different matter – plenty of people will quit the run before the finish line or even give up on running altogether.

If you’d like to run for a whole 26 miles (and a little something extra) to call yourself a tried and true marathon runner, it’s better to start training for this feat as early as possible. Continue reading “How to train for a marathon”